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Pierluigi Barrotta
University of Pisa, Italy
Fall Term 1992
Informal Logic and Theory-Choice in Economics and the Social Sciences


Fall Term 2010
Science and Its Values. Putnam on the Fact/Value Dualism: Historical Examples and Philosophical Analysis

Pierluigi Barrotta is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Pisa. He studied at the Universities of Pisa and Cambridge, where he graduated in Philosophy and then in Economics. He published several books and many papers in the epistemology of economics, general philosophy of science, and political philosophy. His current research is on the epistemology of ecology and environmental science. Together with Professor Caetano Claudieni is editor of the on-line journal “A Revista Physis”. 

May 2012
- *Translation: Transfer, Text and Topic*, P. Barrotta and L. Lepschy (eds.), Guerra Edizioni, Perugia 2011.

- *Scienza, tecnologia e valori morali. Quale futuro?*, P. Barrotta, G. O.
Longo and M. Negrotti (eds.), Armando, Roma 2011.

ESSAYS:

- “L’equilibrio della natura: Mito e realtà”, introduction to J. Kricher, *L’equilibrio della natura*, Felici Editore, Pisa, 2011.

- “La neutralità morale della scienza. Paradossi e pericoli di un mito duro a morire”, in *Scienza, tecnologia e valori morali. Quale futuro?*, P.
Barrotta, G. O. Longo and M. Negrotti (eds.), Armando, Roma, 2011, pp.
35-49.

- “James Lovelock, Gaia Theory, and the Rejection of Fact/Value Dualism”, *Environmental Philosophy*, vol. 8(2), 2011, pp. 95-113.

- "Popper e Oakeshott", in *Karl Popper oggi. Una riflessione multidisciplinare*, A. Borghini e S. Gattei (eds.), Belforte, Livorno 2011, pp. 161-188.



 
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